US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District Website

News Releases by Month

Results:
Archive: December, 2019
Clear
  • Corps Issues Notice of Intent for Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study

    HOUSTON—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register informing the public it formally plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Feasibility Report for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study. The EIS will assess the likely social, economic and environmental effects of a range of potential alternative plans that would reduce the risk of flooding along Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries, both upstream and downstream of Addicks and Barker dams, in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. The EIS will also evaluate the impacts of potential alternatives that address dam safety concerns at Addicks and Barker dams.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $12.2M contract for levee repair in Texas City

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 9, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $12,221,180 to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., to repair damages caused by Hurricane Harvey on the Texas City Hurricane Flood Protection Project.
  • USACE Galveston District and Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 sign project partnership agreement

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 2, 2019) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division's Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the existing hurricane protection system. The first of five planned Construction projects for the area, is expected to begin April 2020.